Mexican Amalia Pérez won her fourth Paralympic gold medal in powerlifting and took victory in a dramatic 61-pound final at the Tokyo International Forum.

Pérez had three successful lifts to claim a Paralympic title – and thus her fourth gold in a row – with the best weight of 131 kg.

Ruza Kuzieva from Uzbekistan failed twice at 126 kg before overtaking 130 kg in her last exercise.

Malaysia’s Bonnie Bunyau Gustin lifted a remarkable 228 kg in the men under 72 kg, setting a new Paralympic record on the way to gold.

His closest challenger was 36 kg behind, while the Egyptian Mahmoud Attia achieved a best of 191 kg and the Briton Micky Yule won bronze with 182 kg.

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Rostami Roohallah was also a definitive winner in the men under 80 kg, with the Iranian successfully lifting 234 kg in the third round and winning the gold by 19 kg.

China’s Gu Xiaofei finished with a best of 215 kg for silver and Mohamed Elelfat from Egypt had a best of 212 kg for bronze.

Finally, Chinese Tan Yujiao won the women’s gold under 68 kg with an attempt in the third round with 133 kg and put the icing on the cake in front of the four-time Paralympic champion Fatma Omar from Egypt, who had a best performance of 120 kg.

Omar’s second silver medal makes her the most successful powerlifter in the history of the Paralympics with six medals – just as much Pérez.

If she had won, Omar would have won the most powerlifting gold medals of any athlete at the Paralympics.

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